ISBN 9789990876024
Pages 240
Dimensions 216 x 140 mm
Published 2006
Publisher Kachere Series, Malawi
Format Paperback

Women of Bible and Culture

Baptist Convention Women in Southern Malawi

by Rachel Nyagondwe Banda-Fiedler

This book argues that the Baptist religious denomination underscores the empowerment of women and the expansion of their cultural sphere in Malawi. The study provides the theological background, and gives the history of Baptist women in the south of the country for the period 1961-2001. Women, baptism and marriage is a further subject of study. The author is a theologian, specialising in gender issues.
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About the Author

Rachel Nyagondwe Banda-Fiedler

Rachel Nyagondwe Banda-Fiedler is a Senior Lecturer of African Feminist Theology at Mzuzu University.